National Newswatch

Mike Duffy may have a point in lawsuit against the Senate

Aug 24 2017 — Christie Blatchford — It is always like this with Mike Duffy, the beleaguered Senator from Prince Edward Island — he invariably paints himself as high-minded, but consistently acts low. Thursday from Ottawa, the 71-year-old issued a statement about his just-filed lawsuit against the Senate and the federal attorney general (specifically, the RCMP) that included this gem: “If this […]

Hate and mob power is as ugly as it has ever been, only louder in the modern world

Aug 18 2017 — Christie Blatchford — As evidence that there really is nothing new under the sun, notwithstanding that grotesque neo-Nazi march in Charlottesville, Va., last Saturday that ended in death for Heather Heyer and all the fallout since, I give you Exhibit A. It’s an ancient microfilm clipping from Ryerson University’s student newspaper, The Eyeopener, dated Nov. 30, 1972, retrieved […]